All by Myself (Eddie Kendricks album)

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All By Myself
Studio album by Eddie Kendricks
Released April 1971
Recorded 1970-1971
Genre Soul
Label Tamla Records
Producer Frank Wilson
Eddie Kendricks chronology
All By Myself
(1971)
People ... Hold On
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

All By Myself is the debut solo album by former Temptations vocalist Eddie Kendricks. Released in 1971 on the Tamla imprint of Motown Records.


The album was distinguished by the two closing ballads, "Can I" and "Didn't We" which featured Eddie's impassioned vocals. The opening track "Let's Go Back to Day One" was featured in the Diana Ross movie, "Mahogany", a Berry Gordy directed film.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Let's Go Back to Day One - (Gloria Jones, Patrice Holloway) 3:30
  2. This Used to Be the Home of Johnnie Mae - (Leonard Caston, Samual Small) 5:40
  3. I Did It All for You - (Frank Wilson, Jimmy Webb) 2:58
  4. It's So Hard for Me to Say Good-Bye - (Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer) 3:08
  5. Something's Burning - (Mac Davis) 4:27
  6. Can I - (Hal Davis, Herman Griffith) 6:12
  7. Didn't We - (Jimmy Webb) 3:09

Charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[2]
US US
R&B
1971 All By Myself 80 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US US
R&B
US
Dance
1971 "Can I" 37
"It's So Hard For Me To Say Good-Bye" 88 37

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